Sunday 20th December 2020

Sunday 20th December 2020

St Erth: Dusky Warbler still opposite fishing lakes, 1 Firecrest, 20+ Siskin. (M Elliott)

St Erth, Long Lanes: 1 Great Northern Diver high over, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 2 Firecrest, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Reed Bunting, c80 Chaffinch. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull. (M Elliott) ad Caspian Gull reported. Lelant Saltings Platform: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 3 Goldcrest. (V Stratton)

St Ives Island (15:30-16:00): 1 Fin Whale (P Nason)

Carbis Bay: 23 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver. (M Elliott, P St Pierre)

Penlee Park: 4+ Firecrest. (M Elliott)

Marazion: 4 Great norther divers off St Michaels mount causeway, 1 Little Egret on rocks. (S Finch)

Long Rock Pool: Black-necked Grebe in channel by the new sluice this afternoon with Little Grebe. (T Twiggs)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 10 Turnstone, 9 Purple Sandpiper, 25+ Sandlerling, 1 Shag, 1m Black Redstart on the roof of The Dolphin Inn. (D Sharp)

Black Redstart – Deena Sharp

Purple Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Shag – Deena Sharp

Coverack: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Blackcap. (I Maclean) Also 1 m Black Redstart near the Church and 1 Firecrest near Lowland Point. (D Beadle)

Tregidden Farm, St Martin: 35+ Cattle Egret (A Witheywood)

Carne Creek: 40+ Mediterranean Gull. (A Witheywood)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 4 Common Scoter (female), 1 Great Crested Grebe. Also 2 Harbour Porpoise. (J St Ledger) Also, 1 m Black Redstart at the Greenbank Hotel, 3 Egret sp in field with cattle at the entrance to Falmouth Docks on the St Mawes side. (S Grose) Also reported, Black Redstart, 4 Common Scoter, Great Crested Grebe, and 2 Great Northern Diver. (L Langley, J Lynton-Jenkins)

Swanpool: 1 Water Rail, 5 Little Grebe, 23 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 59 Black headed Gull. (S Grose) Also reported, Whimbrel, 5 Ringed Plover and 3+ Great Northern Diver. (L Langley, J Lynton-Jenkins)

Pennance Point: Spoonbill and Common Sandpiper on Penryn Estuary. (L Langley, J Lynton-Jenkins)

Truro: 1 Black Redstart (at Lemon Quay) and 1 Common Sandpiper (on River Kenwyn). (L Sampson).

St Clement: 11 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret at Nance Farm, 1 Yellowhammer over Menadews farm. (S Grose)

Rejerrah: 11 Red-legged Partridge, 274 Black-headed Gull, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Rame Head: 1 Chough still. (S Netherton)

Kingsmill Lake: 9 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Common Gull, 1 Knot, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 28 Black-tailed Godwit, c.30 Curlew, 47 Redshank, 3 Grey Plover, c.240 Dunlin, 34 Avocet, 5 Greenshank & Peregrine (P Kemp)

Downderry: 25 Golden Plover to the north of the village and 2 male Black Redstarts to the east this afternoon. (A Payne)

Tywarnhayle: 1 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 17 Jackdaw, 1 Raven, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 8 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 14 Chiffchaff, 1 singing Dunnock (RB & PC Girling)

Charlestown: 1f Blackcap (D Hastilow)